Yachting News

Latest News on the Yachting Industry

November 16, 2017 at 1:54 pm

During the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Mag Bay Yachts founders Michael & Barrett Howarth shared their plans for their new model the 42′ Express.  Following suit of Mag Bay’s ancestors (Cabo Yachts), the 42′ Express will share many of the Cabo’s characteristics.  Quality, impeccable wiring, excellent customer support to name a few; but how […]

October 19, 2017 at 2:15 pm

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, November 1st – 5th, 2017 Fort Lauderdale, FL , the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host it’s 58th Fort Lauderdale International Boat show starting November 1st throughout the 5th.  Under new management, the show promises to be the best ever, with more boats, more events, and a NEW schedule. […]

September 1, 2017 at 5:34 pm

Wishing our clients and friends a wonderful Labor Day weekend!   As the summer (symbolically) comes to an end we are confident boating won’t!   We pray that however you choose to celebrate this weekend you stay safe and celebrate the labor you have endured this past year.    

August 31, 2017 at 6:47 pm

August 23–Sanlorenzo Yachts launches the SX88 at their Ameglia facility.   Referred to as the “Copernican Revolution” the 27 meter masterpiece combines a small explorer yacht and a flybridge yacht.   Due to debut publicly at the Cannes Yachting Festival, September 12th-17th, 2017. Features:  Open transom.  Allows for 5 meter tender plus a jet ski. […]

August 23, 2017 at 5:08 pm

Start planning for Summer Vacations 2018… Here are some options that Celebrities took this summer for inspiration. Heidi Klum chartered 45 meter “Atlantic Goose” during July in Cannes.  80.000€ weekly. Leonardo DiCaprio chartered 50 meter “Impromptu” during July in St. Tropez.  250.000€ weekly. Jennifer Lopez with boyfriend Alex Rodriguez chartered “Trending” during June in Antibes. […]

August 21, 2017 at 2:58 pm

As we are hours away from the much anticipated Solar Eclipse…here a couple of things to consider: Protect your eyes If you’re planning to catch the eclipse — either in totality or even partially — in person, you’ll need a few things to view it safely. Even though an eclipse effectively turns day into night, never […]

June 23, 2017 at 3:27 pm

What’s  not to love?  Wider Yachts launches the Wider 150 M/Y Bartali, recognized by Robb Report as Best of the Best 2017.   Wider Yachts was recently 100% acquired by Exa Limited (whole owned subsidiary of  Genting Hong Kong Limited) in April of 2017.  This latest acquisition complements their existing portfolio of yachting investments which […]

June 22, 2017 at 8:13 pm

Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale has opened the first marine foreign trade zone. Located at 2001 S.W. 20th Street in Fort Lauderdale, LMC’s 65 Acre facility is the ideal location to host the Trade Zone. The new zone is expected to provide several benefits to yacht owners looking to sell their vessels to U.S. […]

June 20, 2017 at 3:34 pm

The ancient Romans called the hottest, most humid days of summer “dies caniculares” or “dog days”.  The name came about because they associated the hottest days of summer with star Sirius.  Sirius was know as the “Dog Star” because it was the brightest star in the constellation Canis Major (Large Dog).   So as we […]

June 7, 2017 at 7:08 pm

Baglietto, one of Italy’s icons in the yacht building industry just launched their 48 Meter Superyacht (157 Feet) “Andiamo” at their state of the art facility in La Spezia, Italy.   The launch available to view on this video. “Andiamo” is a full displacement hull that was built and engineered by Baglietto S.p.A.  The exterior and interior […]

Avionics Marine
May 17, 2017 at 2:02 pm

Navionics Marine App for Mobile Devices Find out more about the technology you shouldn’t go out with… You can never be too careful, and having back-up systems, this tool is amongst our favorite.  The Navionics Marine app, Navionics Boating is available for iPhone and iPad, Android and Windows Pc and tablets.  Search ‘Navionics Boating’ to download. […]

Mag Bay History
May 16, 2017 at 5:11 pm

Your opportunity to own a Mag Bay 33 Mag Bay History Here’s little history on the brand that’s trending now.  After selling their iconic American brand, Cabo Yachts, Michael Howarth & his son Barrett pondered on when and if they’d ever build boats again.  As Barrett matured into a passionate young man, the dream of […]